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Decommissioning ISS

University of Aberdeen

M.Sc. Online
27 months
Duration
925 GBP/module
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About

The world's first and only Masters degree in decommissioning oil rigs, platforms and offshore structures.Decommissioning ISS programme at University of Aberdeen will focus on the key aspects associated with decommissioning such as engineering, project management, business, law and health, and safety and environment.

Overview

The aim of Decommissioning programme at University of Aberdeen is to provide students with a broad range of knowledge and expertise in the physical process of taking offshore platforms out of service, including engineering, project management, business, law, health and safety, and environmental studies.

The MSc Decommissioning ISS was designed in collaboration with major operators, supply chain companies and regulatory bodies and features guest lectures from leading decommissioning industry experts. In addition, many students have the opportunity to undertake industry-based projects as part of the programme.

Applications are welcome from students from a broad range of educational and industry backgrounds, including engineering, business, law and environmental science and from both recent graduates or experienced professionals who are looking to upskill or move into the growing decommissioning sector.

The University of Aberdeen is the recognised leader in offshore oil and gas decommissioning and is home to the newly established National Decommissioning Centre of Excellence. Established with support from the Scottish Government, through the Oil & Gas Technology Centre, the centre will work in partnership with companies to develop and deploy technology that delivers cost-effective decommissioning at the end of field life, and during oil and gas production operations, including ‘small piece’ decommissioning techniques.

Career

There are many opportunities at the University of Aberdeen to develop your knowledge, gain experience and build a competitive set of skills to enhance your employability. This is essential for your future career success. The Careers Service can help you to plan your career and support your choices throughout your time with us, from first to final year – and beyond.

Programme Structure

There are two study options for this programme: the full MSc and ISS (Individual Subject Study).MSc: 12 courses in total taking a minimum of 27 months to complete, taking a maximum of 2 courses concurrently each semester. You can take fewer courses at a time as long as you complete your studies in 60 months.ISS: 1 or 2 courses taken concurrently per semester with the option, but no commitment, to continue to further courses.Approximately 10-12 hours of study is expected per week per course.

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 27 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
62

Other requirements

General requirements

Qualifications

  • 2:1 (upper second class) UK Honours degree, or an Honours degree from a non-UK institution which is judged by the University to be of equivalent worth, in Engineering, Geosciences, Economics, Business, Law, or other science, technology and commercial degrees.
  • Other degree classifications will be considered if the applicant can demonstrate 3+ years of industry experience.
Document Requirements
  • an up-to-date CV/Resumé
  •  Degree Certificate
  •  Degree Transcript
  •  Personal Statement

Tuition Fee

  • International

    925 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 925 GBP per module and a duration of 27 months.
  • EU/EEA

    925 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 925 GBP per module and a duration of 27 months.

The fee quoted is per 15 credit points. 

Funding

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Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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